Sep 27, 2012 4:25am EDT
. >>> ahead on news4 today, why answers to the mystery of what happened to jimmy hoffa could be found in this driveway. >>> plus, the price of education. why that college degree is weighing down more and more americans. >>> scattered somehowers in our area this morning. your forecast is next with weather and traffic on t >>> "harry potter" will hit this ball to left-center. it is carrying. >> the nationals' magic number is now down to four. they beat the phillies 8-4 last night thanks in part to that bryce harper home run. it was the rookie phenom's 20th homer of the season. the braves also won last night so their first place remains at four games. >> for people who may not be as closely acquainted with baseball as you were, that four represents the number of games they have to win in order to get the baseball title. >> yes. >> i'm just saying. some people are like four what? >> i'm not necessarily closely -- what is it you said? >> closely acquainted. >> i'm just a fan. >> veronica johnson is in the storm center now with a look at the warm start to the morning. >> look, i'm closely a
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the timeline doesn't exactly add um to be mr. hoffa. >> there are conspiracy theories on where hoffa is buried, including beneath giants stadium in new jersey or even the ground of the white house. >>> the university of california has settled with 21 students who were pepper sprayed while protesting as part of the occupy movement. this video was from last november when campus police doused the students with pepper spray while they were peacefully protesting. the school has agreed to pay each student about $30,000 as part of the settlement. they will work with civil liberties unions as well. >>> police in colorado now have permission to collect a palm print and dna from the suspected gunmen in the movie theater attacks. james holmes is charged with 152 counts for the july shooting that killed 12 and wounded 58 others. prosecutors argued they needed the palm print to compare it with one found inside the theater. lawyers said a dna sample will also help in their investigation. >>> for the second time in a week, an argument between
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
years since jimmy hoffa went missing. the fbi is heading to eastern michigan on a tip that his body could be buried in the backyard there. a man succeays he saw other many a body just hours after hoffa went missing in 1975. he was seen meeting with two suspected mafia members. police say they are taking this tip seriously but do not expect to actually find hoffa's body. >> we believe he's credible enough that he believes what he saw, that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the timeline doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. >> there are many conspiracy theories on where hoffa is actually buries. some rumors include him being underneath giants stadium in new jersey or even on the grounds of the white house. >>> this morning we're getting video of a dramatic explosion in washington state. a truck burst into flames while it was laying down adhesive for lane markers. it was carrying a large propane tank. flames shoot out of all side of the truck. no one was hurt. >>> a record number of american house
Sep 27, 2012 4:55am EDT
, but that has never stopped the question, where is jimmy hoffa. the search in michigan. >>> and the hail mary being hailed the worst call in football history. some choosing to remember it with their own t-shirts. >>> topping america's money, a round of encouraging news about the housing market. the median price of a new home sored from 1 1% from july to august, the price $256,000 is the highest in almost 5 and a half years. a record number of families are dealing with student debt. more than 22 million households almost one in five had college loans in 2010. that doubled in just twenty years. >>> the postal service is on the verge of its second default in as many months, unable to come up with $6 billion to fund future retiree benefits. >>> and mcdonald's hope people will want fries and their channel tv. they have their custom made programming with news, sports entertainment. that's america's money. i'm rob nelson.